In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Upon landing, the tail skid sparked on the runway thus setting off the trailing fuel.
- Those watching kept waiting for the tail skid to touch down.
- A small tail skid was attached directly under the fabric-covered rudder.
- It had no brakes, only a tail skid which served as a brake on grass fields.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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